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Burnley boss unconcerned by Palace loss

4th March 2019, 11:40 by Gareth Freeman

Boss Sean Dyche felt his Burnley side didn't deserve to go down 3-1 to Crystal Palace at Turf Moor on Saturday.

The Clarets missed the chance to put a bit more distance between themselves and the bottom three after going down to the Eagles on Saturday.

Burnley enjoyed the majority of possession and created 18 chances compared to Palace's 11, with both sides registering four shots on target.

Dyche felt the result flattered the visitors but admits his side need to be more ruthless in front of goal.

"It was a confusing [result], I thought it was a lot tighter than the scoreline in real terms," he told the Lancashire Telegraph. "Stats don’t win games but statistically it was a really strong performance.

"The clinical side of the game is so important, we had so many good moments to do better with those moments to cause trouble and score goals and we didn’t do that."

Burnley are 16th in the Premier League table and five points clear of danger after the latest round of fixtures.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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